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A JOURNEY OF INNER FREEDOM

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15-17 JUL

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Premium Au Co Cruise, by Bhaya Group

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3 days, 2 nights

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RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS

 

WELLNESS PROGRAMME

  • Daily sunrise yoga classes

  • Night time candle-lit yin yoga practice under the stars

  • A healing breathwork workshop to support deep relaxation

  • Nature excursions to islands that include mindfulness practices 

  • Relaxing activities such as cycling, kayaking or swimming

DINING EXPERIENCE

  • 70% vegetarian dishes and 30%  seafood and poultry options

  • Daily sunset healthy mocktail

  • All meals included  & 1 delicious BBQ dinner

  • Non-alcoholic beverages with meals

WELL-BEING BENEFITS

  • Opportunity to practise mindful movement

  • Establish a connection to nature for grounding 

  • Yoga sequences to release tension and stress 

  • Positive energy and a sense of inner freedom

3 days - 2 nights include

  • ENJOY A 3 DAY - 2 NIGHT JOURNEY on the Premium Au Co Cruise by Bhaya

  • EXPLORE HALONG BAY AND LAN HA BAY with excursions to Cat Ba Island, Ba Trai Dao Beach, Trinh Nu Cave and more

  • IMPROVE YOUR WELL-BEING with a programme of yoga, meditation and breathwork designed to enhance inner freedom

  • A CULINARY EXPERIENCE nourishing you with buffets and an evening BBQ, including non-alcoholic beverages with meals

  • ROUND TRIP transfer Hanoi - Halong City - Hanoi

  • FEEL INSPIRED with all details taken care of, so you can simply unwind and enjoy 

Retreat Programme

 

The Venue

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One of the prettiest ships in Halong, the Au Co is a Halong Bay luxury cruise which offers smooth sailing through Halong and Lan Ha bays. Retrace the steps of colonial-era explorers in vintage style aboard this 32-cabin ship, which was renovated in 2020 to feature a sophisticated ambiance.  Board this ancient Vietnamese legend and visit hidden beaches, forested islands and gorgeous lakes.

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Wellness Specialist Onboard

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Nguyen Minh Thuong

Yoga Instructor - 200-hour TTC Philippines & 500-hour TTC India 

Thuong has practised yoga since 2008, and been teaching for the last 10 years. She completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training at Bliss Yoga Manila in the Philippines, and has taught at Zenith Kim Ma  studio since returning home to Hanoi in 2013, evolving her practice with workshops over the years. In 2014, she completed a 500-hour yoga teacher training in India, and a Vipassana Meditation workshop in Malaysia in 2020, while continuing to learn about healthy living and self-awareness. Thuong runs workshops for advanced yogi and teachers in Hanoi, while leading retreats in Vietnam.

Programme Language

There will be separate English-only and Vietnamese-only workshop sessions. All other parts of the programme, including the excursions and yoga activities, will be conducted in both languages.

Retreat Wellness Spectrum

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Recreational

Level 1 - Recreational Wellness Retreat

Focused on igniting joy through playful discovery.  Nature immersions will be combined with excursions, offering foundational insights to wellness. This wellness level encourages guests to feel excited and curious about exploring wellness further.

 

Investment

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DELUXE CABIN 3 days/2 nights

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2 guests/cabin

Cabin size: 20sqm

Private bathroom with shower

Balcony with river view

VND 9,900,000

per guest* (double/twin)

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VIP CABIN 3 days/2 nights

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2 guests/cabin

Cabin size: 36-40sqm

Private bathroom with shower & bathtub

Balcony with panoramic river view

VND 11,900,000

per guest* (double/twin)

*Including all taxes

Children:

The programme is not recommended for children under 13 years old.

 

Extra charges:

Single occupancy supplement - VND 4,000,000*

Third person sharing room with extra bed - 75% of adult price


Discount policy*:

DISCOUNT 5% for group of 5-9 guests

DISCOUNT 10% for group of 10 or more guests

ADDITIONAL 10% EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for bookings with full payment made 1 month before departure date

 

*Discounts not applicable to extra charges

 

Other Information

INCLUSIONS

  • 2 nights accommodation on the Au Co Cruise by Bhaya with free use of facilities & services

  • Welcome drinks

  • Meals as per retreat programme 

  • Non-alcoholic beverages with meals

  • Daily mocktail sundowner

  • Wellness workshops and classes 

  • Excursions, including transportation, tour guide and entry fees (if any)

  • Wi-Fi on the cruise ship (network strength varies)

  • Insurance, taxes, fuels, navigator fees, local anchorage fees, port taxes

  • Government taxes and service charges

EXCLUSIONS

  • Additional services not stated in the programme such as alcoholic beverages, spa treatments & massage,  one-on-one private consultations with wellness experts

  • Private transportation not already included in the schedule and requests by guests

  • Personal expenses including non-alcoholic beverages, spa  and other purchases

  • In-room phone expenses

  • Medical services

  • Laundry

  • Fuel surcharge (if any)

  • Tips & gratuities

PRIVATE SESSIONS WITH OUR SPECIALISTS

Outside of wellness workshops and activities, spa treatments and private one-on-one sessions with our retreat specialists may be available, upon request and at additional fees. Please request at the booking stage for arrangements.

CANCELLATIONS / NO SHOW

  • For cancellation made 15 days prior to retreat start date or earlier: No cancellation fee.

  • For cancellation made within 8-14 days prior to retreat start date: cancellation fee of 25% of the total retreat price.

  • For cancellation made within 4-7 days prior to retreat start date: cancellation fee of 50% of the total retreat price.

  • For cancellation made within 3 days prior to retreat start date or No-show: cancellation fee of 100% of the total retreat price.

  • If the retreat is delayed by the organiser due to government restrictions related to Covid-19, guests can choose either to postpone their reservations or receive a refund of 90% of the total retreat price.

  • Note: Transaction fees for refund and taxes applicable.

Special Cancellation Policy for 2022>>

We guarantee a stress-free, flexible booking policy for all 2022 retreats. 100% refund of the total retreat price for any Covid-related travel restrictions imposed by the government or Covid-related retreat cancellations.